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Process Scientist

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Job Details
Job Order Number
Company Name
CSL Behring
Physical Address

Kankakee, IL 60901
Job Description

Process ScientistUnited States of AmericaR-1020172010 CSL Behring L.L.C.

About CSL

With operations in 35+ nations and ~ 22,000 employees worldwide, CSL is driven to develop and deliver a broad range of lifesaving therapies to treat disorders such as hemophilia and primary immune deficiencies, and vaccines to prevent influenza. Our therapies are also used in cardiac surgery, organ transplantation and burn treatment.

CSL is the parent company of CSL Behring and Seqirus. CSL Behring is a global leader in the protein biotherapeutics industry, focused on bringing to market biotherapies used to treat serious and often rare conditions. CSL Behring operates CSL Plasma , one of the world’s largest collectors of human plasma, which is used to create CSL’s therapies. Seqirus is the second largest influenza vaccine company in the world and is a transcontinental partner in pandemic preparedness and a major contributor to the prevention and control of influenza globally.

We invite you to take a look at the many career possibilities available around the globe and consider building your promising future at CSL by becoming a member of our team!

Job Description

Lead or provide technical support for departmental projects, change controls, risk assessments, deviations, CAPAs and audits. Drive and/or coordinate process improvements, utilizing the change control system as required. Generate and analyze trend reports on production processes and track effectiveness of changes. Support a strong cGMP environment.

Main Responsibilities and Accountabilities:

+ Provides technical support for departmental projects, change controls, risk assessments, deviations, CAPA’s and audits.

+ Analyzes quality indicators, including yields, microbial data, environmental monitoring, deviations, etc., evaluates information relating to process conditions and assesses their state of control. Generate and analyze trend reports on production processes and track effectiveness of changes. Communicate this information to department personnel and site management on a routine basis.

+ Utilize project management skills to track progress of projects to ensure milestones are met.

+ Drive process improvements and coordinate document changes (DocNet). Take charge of assigned projects and be able to work with other departments to ensure completion by the deadline set.

+ Provide (statistical) data/analysis to support groups including: Quality Operations, R&D, Regulatory Affairs, Microbiology, Engineering and Validation.

+ Stay current on industry trends by reading trade journals, attending trade shows, attending industry training seminars and visiting other pharmaceutical companies.

+ Foster a culture of continuous improvement through employee selection, training and mentoring while focusing on operational efficiency and the elimination of “non-value added” activities.

+ Provide a positive and equitable working environment emphasizing the CSL Values: Customer Focus, Innovation, Integrity, Collaboration, and Superior Performance.

+ Complies with requirements from CSL Behring’s Safety Program, including Health and Safety mandates and OSHA requirements.

+ Completes any other duties/responsibilities assigned by senior management.

Position Qualifications and Experience Requirements:

Education :

+ BA/BS in a scientific or technical discipline preferred.

+ Strong academic analytical/statistical mathematical background desired.

Experience :

+ With a BS/BA in a scientific or technical discipline, 3+ years in a pharmaceutical manufacturing and/or laboratory environment.

+ With a BS/BA in another discipline, 5+ years in a professional role within pharmaceutical manufacturing environment

+ Thorough knowledge of Statistical Process Control principles and applications.

+ Solid understanding of cGMP guidelines.

+ Excellent computer skills and willingness to learn new programs.


+ Collaborates

+ Communicates Effectively

+ Customer Focus

+ Decision Quality

+ Organizational Savvy

+ Tech Savvy

+ Drives Results


State/Province : Illinois

City : Kankakee

Street Address : 1201 N. Kinzie

Primary Location : CSL Behring Kankakee

Full Time/Part Time : Full Time

Equal Opportunity Employer

CSL is an Equal Opportunity Employer. If you are an individual with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process, please click below.

CSL makes all employment decisions without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, pregnancy, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, military status, protected veteran status (specifically status as a disabled veteran, recently separated veteran, armed forces service medal veteran, or active duty wartime or campaign badge veteran) or other classification protected by applicable US federal, state or local law. CSL complies with all applicable employment laws, including but not limited to Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Fair Labor Standards Act, and the Immigration Reform and Control Act.

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